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as america debates the issue of health care that he fought for right up until the end of his life. born on february #nd, 19 # 2, edward kennedy was the youngest of joe and rose kennedy's nine children but he was des tipped to step from the shadows and lead the kennedy clan through both good times and bad. when john f. kennedy was elected, ather joseph p. kennedy knew who should replace him n 1962, kennedy won a special election and with go on to be re-elected eight times. the kennedy family had its share of tragedy. assassination haming the lives of john f. kennedy in 1963 and robert kennedy in 1968. accolades are going on from around the nation. we will hear from many people who have looked back at 47 years in the united states septa that senator ted kennedy has served. >> we'll have much more throughout the morning. >>> let's get a check on the forecast this morning with tucker barnes. >> we have nice comfortable conditions out there. currently 72 degrees. we will have more heat than yesterday with highs in the u l 90s. still not expecting any showers and thunderstorms. you can see th
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middle america cannot be ruled out. this is if the president's health care overhaul is to be funded. larry summer says it is too early to tell what will be needed for the restructuring. the president said reforming health care now will help shore up the overall economy. >>> an earthquake off the island of guam. the taliban pulls off another deadly attack. >>> tragedy at a music festival. another stage collapse has killed oneperson and leaves one famous movie star trapped. >>> researchers have found a new strain of a deadly virus. we'll have details in our on call segment coming up. you are watching fox 5 morning news. (mom) he needed everhing for college: towels, sheets and then there was the stuff he wanted... like a new microve. and because of walmart's unbeatable prices, we were able to get it all. ...and then some. set them up for success-- for less. save money. live better. walmart. the place that inspires her to go faster... and slower, elk mountains, colorado. where's yours? 100% natural nature valley granola bars. the taste nature intended. yeah, so? it stinks in here! have
on wheels ssociation of america. >> he wrote a letter to our ceo that said i love this program and that is absolutely true. he lived that. >> reporter: ingram says as recently as this week, she was still talking ted kennedy's office about helping those in need. >> i think that he was a voice for the voiceless perhaps is the best way to put it. >> reporter: now, every time you walk down a street, you see ted kennedy's work. before the americans with disabilities acted passed in 1990, there were very few curbs like this one that helped disabled people get around. >> we've seen a transformation of the american landscape. >> reporter: because of ted kenny,er amica's sidewalks and buildings look different. there is the civil rights act and family medical leave. >> fifty years in the united states senate and you look at all of the laws that he left his mark on, there is no senator that comes close. >> reporter: andy runs the american association of people with disabilities and he has bipolar disorder. he says people with mental illness have benefited from kennedy's work so for him,
aimed at conning america's elderly out of millions of dollars. a dozen members of the group were busted. we have a report. >> reporter: it is called the nigerian sting, except it was done from israel. this one, an elaborate lottery scam that swindled $25 million from elderly americans. the call were made from an office in tel aviv. >> we've never, never, never, never, never lied to anyone, taken anything from anyone. >> reporter: the scammers got the phone numbers of the elderly from legitimate lottery slips like these but they were resold for marketing pups to this phony company. they obtained the personal details of 1 # 5,000 americans. the suspects, most in their 20s, if convicted in the u.s., could fake face decades in prison. the fbi planted hitten cameras that helped bust the operation. u.s. wants the suspect extradited. >> theseeople targeted elderly victims in the u.s. social damage was in the u.s. united states authorities want to prosecute and they think they should be extradited. >> if they will be found guilty, they would with be september to jail for many years here in isra
it. america runs on dunkin'. treat yourself today with an authentic caramel swirl iced latte. >>> the next celebrity guest judge for the american idol upcoming season could be shania twain. >> she may take paula abdul's seat at the auditions. >> they wouldn't have to do that if they had signed paula. >> paula will land on her feet. >> yes, she is. >> what is going on? >> let's see. we'll start by talk about what is happening with our local weather. let's take a look at the current conditions being reported around the region. we go back to yesterday. reagan national, 91 degrees was your high at reagan national. tull less, 9 # degrees. bwi marshall made it up to 89 degrees yesterday. so right about where we thought we would be into the low and mid-90s. bwi only in the upper 80s. 7 # in baltimore. 73 at dulles airport. -- 72 in baltimore. patuxent naval air station is at3 deges. here also look at the satellite- radar composite for our part -- oh, wait a minute. this is your satellite-radar for the lf coast and it shows you the remnants of claudette. we move up to the north and y
taste of dunkin' donuts coffee on ice. this looks like a good spot. you kin' do it. america runs on dunkin'. treat yourself tay with an authentic caramel swirl iced latte. >>> the good news, the redskins won 17-13 over the steelers. bad news, the first team offense didn't have a lot to do with that win. first play from scrimmage saturday, the redskins went for the long ball. he wanted to see what they could do with the long game. it was broken up. two plays later, campbes that santana months open -- moss open over the middle. coach zorn is overlooking the numbers and focusing on e positive. >> again, i thought jason did a nice job getting us into the right play. he had several good ones and i've got to get him more time. we'll even give him more time this week. >> smoking of long balls, hosting the brewers, bottom of the third, adam dunn, second time this week plants one in the second deck. he is just smashing the ball. that is his 33rd home run of the year. the nats belt thee home runs. ryan zimmerman had one too. that end the five-game losing streak. >>> check this out. pedro m
coffee on ice. this looks like a good spot. you kin' do it. america runs on dunkin'. treat yourself today with an authentic caramel swirl iced latte. >>> redskins training camp ends tomorrow. regular season begins in less than a month in new york. question is ll the redskins have enough healthy players. mike williams questionable with a sprained ankle. philip daniels also did not practice yesterday. his left knee was wrapped after he had fluid drained but he is expected to play saturday night. tight end chris cole iin the yellow hat there missed just his second practice in his six- year tenure. he woke up with a bad back but is expected to play on saturday. >> it just has to calm down. >> just a little muscle spasm some my lower back. it's little sore this morning. having a hard time putting my stuff on. >> the nationals mike rizzo will lose the interim tag and become the permanent guy according to several sources. rizzo has been the interim gm since march when jim bode p was fired. he traded for niger morgan, restock the bull been and the nats have a winning record at 17-16 since he brou
a good spot. you kin' do it. america runs on dunkin'. treayo turselfoday with an authentic caral swirl iced latte. you need listerine® whitening vibrant white™ rinse. the mouthwash that gets teeth four times whiter than the leading toothpaste. and kills bad breath germs. listerine® whitening vibrant white™. new aveeno nourish plus. active naturals wheat formulas proven to target and help repair damage in just three washes. - building shiny, strong... - hair with life. announcer: new aveeno nourish plus. >>> redskins training camp continues today and santana moss and devon thomas are penciled in as the starting wide receiver. both tweaked their hamstring yesterday. they both spent most of the afternoon practice as you see them there, watching. it was a bad hammy that held thomas out of games last year and has slowed him some days in training camp this year. moss has dealt with hamstring issues over past three years, something he wasn't dieing to talk about after practice with our dave feldman. >> we don't talk about injuries to you all. this is a team rule so i'll let you ask thos
? >> this is a big change they are aproposing. people naturally fear change but i think that america has the health care system model of the world. >> reporter: is that so? >> you think we have an insurance problem. i don't think we have a health care problem. >> reporter: something to chew on as we embark on another pro football season. bob barnard, fox 5 news. >> we'll are game highlights coming up in just a little bit. >>> we are following developing news in the district. tom fitzgerald is on that this morning. >> reporter: itland parkway the scene of a fatal hit and run accident. coming up on fox 5 morning news, why police are asking for the public's help. >>> welcome back. it is temperature-wise, not so bad out there. 7 # degrees. good news is it is a friday morning. >> absolutely. good way to start off the weekend. >> you know what? think about ysterday. today is going to be almost a carbon copy of yesterday. highs in the mid-80s, about the same level of humidity. couple of sprinkles or showers here or there. mostly we won't see that activity so more of the same for today. we'll start with th
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